Office of the Speaker
SPEAKER: Ms Harriet Khota
• Performs the duties and exercises the powers delegated to the speaker in terms of section 59 of the Local
• Must ensure that the council meets at least quarterly
• Must maintain order during meetings
• Must ensure compliance in the council and council committees with the Code of Conduct set out in Schedule 1 to the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000); and [Para. (e) amended by s. 14 (b) of Act 51 of 2002.]
• Must ensure that council meetings are conducted in accordance with the rules and orders of the council.